Ms. Nan Li is an Economist at the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), specializing in business cycles, international economics and economic growth. Her research papers have published in various academic journals. She joined the Fund from the Ohio State University, where she was an assistant professor at the Department of Economics (2007-2011). She is also a research associate of the Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. She grew up in China where she attended the Peking University. She was awarded her Ph.D. in economics by the Stanford University in 2007.
Personal WebPage: http://www.nanliweb.com
Fluent In: Chinese.
Ph.D. Economics, Stanford University, Stanford CA, USA, 2007
B.S. Economics and Finance, Peking University, Beijing, China, 2001
2007-2012, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Ohio State University
Associate Editor, IMF Economic Review, since Jan 2016
2011-- Present, Economist, IMF (Research Department, Institute for Capacity Development).
American Economic Association Annual Meeting, Society of Economic Dynamics, Econometric Society Meetings, Midwest Macro Meeting, NBER Summer Institute, NBER Economic Growth Group, Columbia University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Johns Hopkins University-SAIS, London School of Business, London School of Economics, University of Notre Dame, Ohio State University, Stanford University, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Tokyo University, University of California at Irvine, University of California at Santa Cruz, San Francisco State University, University of London-Royal Holloway, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Federal Reserve Board, Fed-St Louis, Fed-Dallas, Fed-Minneapolis, Bank of Canada, IMF Institute, IMF research department
Lecturer, IMF External Training Courses: Macroeconomic Forecasting, Macroeconomic Diagnostics, Financial Programming and Policy (including On-line learning), Financial Inclusion, Early Warning Exercise,
Instructor: International Finance (undergraduate), International Trade and Open Macroeconomics (Ph.D), Department of Economics, Ohio State University
Guatemala Article IV, May 2013.
Work in progress:
“Growth Through Intersectoral Knowledge Linkages” with Jie Cai, Revise and resubmit
“International Transmission Through Relative Prices”, with Keyu Jin, Revise and resubmit
“Sectoral Contagion: A Dynamic Factor Model of the Great Recession” with Vance Martin
“The Composition of Knowledge in a Path-dependent World” with Jie Cai
"Rise of China's IQ (Innnovation Quotient): Evidence from Firm-Level Data" with Jing Fang and Hui He
"Knowledge Diffusion and Trade Across Countries and Sectors" with Jie Cai and Ana Maria Santacreu
Field of Expertise:
Open Economy Macroeconomics
Publications in Journals (Refereed)
"Value-Added Trade and Business Cycle Synchronization" with Romain Duval, Richa Saraf and Dulani Seneviratne, 2015, Journal of International Economics.
“Frequency Bias in Consumers’ Perceptions of Inflation”, with Sotiris Georganas and Paul Healy, 2014, European Economic Review.
“Labor Market Search in Emerging Economies”, with Emine Boz and Bora Durdu, 2014, Journal of Money, Banking and Credit
“Transaction Costs, Incomplete Markets, and Exchange Rate Fluctuations”, 2012, Macroeconomic Dynamics
“Cyclical Wage Movements in Emerging Markets Compared to Developed Economies: The Role of Interest Rates”, 2011, Review of Economic Dynamics